Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Arthropoda > Subphylum Crustacea > Class Malacostraca > Subclass Eumalacostraca > Superorder Eucarida > Order Decapoda > Suborder Pleocyemata > Infraorder Caridea > Superfamily Alpheoidea > Family Hippolytidae > Genus Eualus

Eualus occultus (Lebour, 1936)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

EualusThallwitz, 1892accepted genus name
Thoralus Holthuis, 1947a synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Dutch: verscholen garnaal sources: Leewis, R.; Heerebout, G.R.; Jacobusse, C. (Ed.) (2010). Zeefauna in Zeeland: 2. Kreeften, krabben en garnalen. Fauna Zeelandica. Stichting Het Zeeuwse Landschap/: Wilhelminadorp. ISBN 978-94-90562-02-8. 144 pp.
 Swedish: dold tångräka


original description

Lebour, M.V., 1936. Notes on the Plymouth species of Spirontocaris (Crustacea).— Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 106: 89-104, Plates 1-7.

basis of record

Türkay, M. (2001). Decapoda, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 284-292

additional source

De Grave, S. & C.H.J.M. Fransen. (2011). Carideorum catalogus: the recent species of the dendrobranchiate, stenopodidean, procarididean and caridean shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda). Zool. Med. Leiden 85(9): 30.ix.2011: 195-589 figs 1-59.

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Holthuis, L.B.; Fransen, C.H.J.M. (1993). Coastal Shrimps and Prawns. Synopses of the British Fauna 15. Second Edition.





External Links

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Fransen, C. (2014). Eualus occultus (Lebour, 1936). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:107506




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marine, not fresh, not terrestrial


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